OSU Today

Tueday, May 15, 2018

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Discovery of first new blue pigment in 200 years leads to quest for elusive red (Here & Now, WBUR)

Subramanian (@Mas_OregonState) joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young from Oregon State University, where he made the discovery, to talk about color.

Resurrection City, 2.0 (Bunk History)

A piece by OSU’s Marisa Chapelle.

Foundation helps get research underway (Capital Press)

The importance of selenium has been known for decades, but the most effective method of delivery to cattle is still being investigated. Hall said in the report that she believes “increasing the bioavailable concentrations of selenium in forage through the use of selenium fertilizer is the most economical and practical method to provide supplementation to cattle.” Located on the Oregon State University campus, the foundation was established in 1934. It awards short-term funding to researchers, each year giving out a maximum of $12,500 to about 23 applicants.

OSU researchers question acceptance of trophy hunting (KTVZ)

Researchers at Oregon State University are challenging the premise that trophy hunting is an acceptable and effective tool for wildlife conservation and community development.

OSU: Greenland Ice Sheet drainage sensitive to environment change (KTVZ)

“There are some parts of the ice sheet that are relatively stable and others that show evidence of very rapid retreating – a pattern we’re seeing today as well as thousands of years ago,” said Anders Carlson, an Oregon State University geologist and co-author on the study. “Some of it relates to bed topography – when the bed is below sea level, it stabilizes that part of the ice sheet. In low spots, it is unstable.”

Drop in Asian tropical surimi production weighing on global growth (UCN)

Jae Park, a longtime food science and technology professor at Oregon State University’s Seafood Research & Education Center and expert on the surimi sector, said at a presentation of his Surimi School that while production of surimi base from coldwater species in Alaska and the U.S. West Coast remains stable, tropical fish surimi output is falling.

NuScale’s small modular nuclear reactor passes biggest hurdle (Forbes)

The brain-child of Dr. Jose Reyes, NuScale’s Chief Technology Officer and nuclear engineering professor emeritus at Oregon State University, this modular reactor takes advantage of the small in small modular.


Tuesday Teaching Talks: NOTE: Due to a scheduling conflict the May 15 session, “Exploring Brain-Based Active Learning Strategies,” will be switched with the May 22 session, “Exploring the purpose of assessment and varied ways for Assessing Student Learning.” If available, bring copies of the learning outcomes and learning assignment(s) and/or assessment(s) used in your course. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. No need to register – just come on by. Learn more here. Contact us here.

Extended Introduction to CORE: Institutional Analytics and Reporting (IAR) will provide an in-depth introduction to data available in CORE and navigating the CORE website. Registration is required: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8cgJtjPeSRMQ7KB May 15, 11:30 -1 p.m. at the Valley Library Willamette Room East (Valley 3622) Direct questions to Logan Bingle (mailto:logan.bingle@oregonstate.edu)

The third annual Human Library: Event participants will engage in 30- to 45-minute two-way conversations with individuals who volunteer as “Human Books.” Experiencing a discussion with a human book creates an opportunity for constructive dialogue, learning and empathy between two people who otherwise might not interact. A list of books and registration are available at https://guides.library.oregonstate.edu/humanlibrary. Tuesday, May 15, noon to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, May 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Valley Library, fourth-floor rotunda. Preregistration is encouraged. For more information, contact Shalece Rains at 541-737-4537 or shalece.rains@oregonstate.edu. This event is sponsored by OSU Libraries and Press and the University Ombuds Office.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 S.W. 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Campus information session: David M. Levy, professor at the Information School at the University of Washington and board member of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, will be joined by OSU faculty to present “Contemplation in Higher Education: What’s the Buzz About?” Tuesday, May 15, 3:30-5:30, MU 208 (La Raza Room). Sponsored by OSU Contemplative Studies Initiative. OSU community invited.

Sex worker talk: In “Profit and Passion,” Nicole von Germeten narrates the history of the women who carried and resisted labels of ill repute such as whore and prostitute. Her analysis concentrates on the words women spoke in court and on how their language changed over time, pointing to a broader transformation in the history of sexuality, gender, and how legal processes affected women. Tuesday, May 15, 4 p.m. MU, Pan-Afrikan, 213.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Classified Staff meeting: On the agenda: Parking costs, new union hardship committee, your issues. Thursday, May 17, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (drop in), Willamette West Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Valley Library.  Agenda will run at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and noon. All are invited. Lunch served. Contact campus organizer Siobhan Burke with any questions/concerns. burkes@seiu503.org or 630-699-0281.

NEW! Gabby Smashes…Everything: On Thursday, May 17, the APCC will welcome Luann Algoso, star of the ‘Gabby Smashes’ web series. From 4-5 p.m., she’ll present  Live, Love, Laugh: A Workshop on Art & Activism’: which explores the use of comedy in activism. From 6 – 7 p.m.,  ‘Gabby Smashes: Pilot Episode': A screening of “Gabby Antonio Smashes the Imperialist, White Supremacist, Capitalist, Patriarchy” – followed by a Q/A session facilitated by Patti Sakurai.

NEW! Community Iftar Dinner: Join the OSU community for an interfaith and intercultural celebration of the holy month of Ramadan.  Learn about Ramadan and Islamic culture and eat a delicious Iftar meal. This event will feature guest speakers Mehra Shirazi, a professor in the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies department at OSU and Sheikh Yosof Wanly. Thursday, May 17, 8 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom Tickets are available at https://tinyurl.com/OSUIftaar. Students enter free.

Madison Avenue Gateway Walk Dedication: Help us celebrate this collaborative project that has been in the works for more than 40 years. This effort was started in 1973 by OSU President Robert MacVicar and Corvallis Mayor Don Walker, with the goal to connect OSU to downtown and the riverfront. Join us May 16, 4 p.m., outside between Ninth and 11th streets on Madison Avenue as we celebrate the completion of this project and look forward to the next 150 years of collaboration that will enhance the quality of life and prosperity of our community. 

Open House: Celebrate the OSU150 dedication of the Madison Avenue Gateway on Wednesday, May 16, by attending Azalea Child Care Center’s Open House starting at 4:30 p.m., corner of Madison and 11th. Enjoy appetizers, beverages and enter your name for one of three wine and cheese basket give-aways.  In addition, celebrate the historic contributions of Azalea Sager, namesake of Azalea House, and view the newly installed curated display of her quilts and samplers from the early 1900’s.  For additional event info contact the Family Resource Center at familyresrouces.oregonstate.edu or 7-4906.

Repair Fair & Garden Swap: Wednesday, May 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the OSUsed Store (644 S.W. 13th Street). Bring your broken items to learn how to repair them, swap garden starts and seeds, and attend demonstrations to learn more skills (topics: meal planning, fixing bicycle flats, and knife sharpening). See the schedule and list of repair skills at http://tiny.cc/repair-fair.

No Man’s Land Film Festival Screening: Wednesday, May 16, 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), Gilfillan auditorium. GradSWE is hosting a screening of the No Man’s Land Film Festival, a series of short films about women in adventure and sport. More info about the film festival here: http://nomanslandfilmfestival.org/. All are welcome to attend this free event. RSVP here: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0BY594df2ONc7JP.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar (CGRB): Steve Reichow, Portland State University, will present a seminar, “Native Lens Gap Junctions Visualized at Near-Atomic Resolution by CryoEM” on Wednesday, May 16, at 3:30 p.m. in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

NEW! ABC+D of Medicare: Medicare choices? Part D? Medigap? Medicare Advantage? Designed for people 63 and older.  Presented by Kyle King, CPRC®, APMA®, Associate Financial Advisor, CFS*. May 17, noon. MU 212 RSVP to investmentseminars@mapscu.com

NEW! Resumes & Cover Letters 101: Jobs and internships are there for the taking – are you ready? Come to this workshop to learn about what information you need to put in a resume/cover letter (and what you don’t), how to tailor your application materials to each individual job and employer, and how to stand out from the applicant pool. May 17, noon – 1 p.m. in SEC 112, Involvement Lounge.

NEW! Fake News – Panel Discussion- Do we live in an age of ‘alternative facts’ and fake news? What does that even mean? This panel aims to help make sense of recent trends and challenges regarding facts, news, misinformation, and more. Panelists: Tekla Bude, OSU, School of Writing, Literature, and Film; Daniel Faltesek, OSU, New Media Communications; Finn John, OSU, New Media Communications. Lightly catered, open to all. Thursday, May 17, 4 p.m. MU, Asian Pacific, 206.

NEW! Editor at The Seattle Times lecture:  OSU alum Bill Reader will speak on his career as a sports writer and editor.  The self-proclaimed defender of storytelling (both in words and photos) will speak on Thursday, May 17, from 4-5 p.m. in Kelley Engineering 1001.

NEW! Creating Anti-Racist Communities: The College of Engineering and the President’s Commission on the Status of Women present: “Creating Anti-Racist Communities.” In today’s society what does it take to create a just community? How can we break through the deeply ingrained layers of structural racism to create an equal America? On May 30 at 6 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center, Tricia Rose, acclaimed scholar and award-winning author and the Chancellor’s Professor of Africana Studies, and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University, attempts to tackle this in our political landscape. For information or accommodations contact, University Events 541-737-4717 orevents@oregonstate.edu

AmeriCorps Information Session:  Stop by to learn more about AmeriCorps, which engages more than 80,000 college graduates in robust service projects each year at 21,600 sites; including non-profits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country.  Recruiter Emma Boyd will be available to answer questions between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Bexell Hall 214 lounge on Wednesday, May 16.

Negotiate with Confidence: You applied, you interviewed, you’ve gotten a job offer. This workshop covers what comes next: negotiation. Come to this session to learn best practices for negotiating, how to determine starting salary, and how to feel confident doing it. May 16, noon – 1 p.m., in SEC 112, Involvement Lounge.

Oregon Wine Research Institute Spring Seminar Series: Vaughn Walton and Valerio Rossi-Stacconi, Oregon State University, will present “Mite Management in Vineyards” on May 16 from 3 to 4 p.m. in Kidder 202. They will discuss the biology and management of mites in vineyards. Free and open to the public.  

Talk for Water:  Aaron Wolf (professor of geography in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences), Fatima Taha  (research assistant, CEOAS), and Kenny Maes, (assistant professor of anthropology in the College of Liberal Arts)  provide perspectives on the theme “Hydro-Diplomacy on the Nile,”  Wednesday, May 16, 4 p.m., Burt Hall 193.  Contact:  Larry Becker,  541-737-9504.

WRGP Spring Seminar Series. Adrienne Aiona, of the City of Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services will present “The Nexus Between Monitoring, Engineering , and Policy for Stormwater Management in Portland.” on Wednesday, May 16, from 4-5 p.m. in Kelley 1001. Free and open to the public.

Mindful Technology Lecture: David M. Levy, professor at the Information School at the University of Washington, will discuss “Mindful Technology: How to Bring Balance to our Digital Lives,” on Wednesday, May 16, at 6:30 p.m in the Belluschi Wing of Corvallis Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe St. Sponsored by OSU Contemplative Studies and Corvallis Public Library, the talk is free and open to the public.

Invitation to TRIAD: For nearly 90 years, TRIAD, founded on the principles of fellowship, service and cooperation, has provided OSU faculty, staff, and community members with the opportunity to network and learn something new each week. TRIAD invites you to attend our meeting Thursday, May 17, at noon in MU 109 to meet members, hear about our history, and get details about future TRIAD activities. Contact Jeannine.cropley@oregonstate.edu or joanne.bunnage@oregonstate.edu to reserve lunch.

Take Note 

NEW! LGBTQIA+ leadership award: At Lavender Celebration, the Pride Center will present the Marilyn Gorski Award for Excellence, Integrity, and Outstanding Contributions to Oregon State University. Visit the online form to nominate any graduating student who has provided leadership and service to Oregon State’s LGBTQIA+ community during the years seeking their current degree. Nominations due Sunday, May 27 by 11:59 p.m.

NEW! Mid-Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Hot Weather Illness   With high heat comes a responsibility to prepare and take precautions against potential heat illness.  Know the symptoms and suggested treatment for each heat illness.  This month’s poster can be downloaded at: http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/05-15%20Hot%20Weather%20Illness.pdf

NEW! Clothing drive for Corvallis trans Community. May 28-June 1. Accepting donations of gently used clothing for all gender identities and expressions. Drop off clothes at the Women’s Center and Pride Center. Having gender affirming clothing can be life saving for trans people. Thanks for supporting transgender folks in our community by donating resources they need to thrive.

Apply now for Ecampus professional development funds: Oregon State Ecampus invites faculty, staff and administrators to pursue professional development related to online and hybrid education. Further your professional goals while promoting effective teaching and learning in OSU’s online and hybrid courses. Funding is available for professorial faculty, professional faculty and advisers. The application deadline is June 7, so learn more and apply online today.

CFP—Humanities Research Clusters: The OSU Center for the Humanities invites proposals for 2018-2019 Humanities Research Clusters. Supported through a partnership with the Office of the Provost, this program offers scholars with expertise in different disciplines the opportunity to explore a topic of shared interest in common and in depth. Deadline: Friday, June 8. More information and application instructions at this link: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/research-clusters

Women’s Center Awards: The Women’s Center invites nominations for our annual awards: Women of Achievement; Student Leadership and AYA Award. Use the following link to learn more about each award and the nomination process: Women’s Center Awards.  Nominations Due: Wednesday, May 23. We invite you to not only consider submitting a nomination but hope that you will plan to attend this year’s award ceremony on June 8 at 11:30 a.m. in the Women’s Center.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Fire: If you discover a fire, sound the alarm, evacuate, call 911, report to the designated meeting area. This month’s poster can be downloaded http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/05-01%20Fire.pdf

Traffic and Maintenance

30th Street: As part of the Path of Travel project, sections of the sidewalk along the west side of S.W. 30th Street between S.W. Western Blvd. and Washington Way will be closed from May 14 through June 1, to correct cross slope issues. There will be some demolition noise and minimal dust. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Ned Nabeta at 541-954-0294.

14th and 15th: As part of the Path of Travel project, traffic and bike lanes along 14th and 15th Streets will be temporarily shifted to accommodate modifications to curb ramps from just south of Monroe Street to Jefferson Way now through May 25. There will be some minor demolition noise and minimal dust. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Ned Nabeta at 541-954-0294.

Campus Way: Due to construction, the southbound lane between Campus Way and Washington Way (see map) will be closed Friday, May 11, from 7 a.m. to Tuesday, May 15, at 5 p.m.

Steam shutdown: Each year Facilities Services performs necessary maintenance on the university’s steam system, which requires shutting off the steam throughout campus to complete maintenance services at the plant, throughout the steam tunnels and in each building. This process affects hot water supply, heating and all equipment that uses steam, campus wide. The steam shutdown for 2018 will occur 6 p.m. June 17 through 5 p.m. June 21. For questions or comments on this closure contact Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

Jefferson Way to Langton Place: As part of the Path of Travel project, the north access driveway from Jefferson Way to Langton Place (3266) will be replaced May 8-16 (View Map). Vehicles will need to use Armory Lane to access the area. During this time, there will be some demolition noise and minimal dust.

Parking lot closure: As part of the work on Parking Lot 3202 (west of Tebeau), the sidewalks at the driveways  will be replaced beginning May 2 through May 23. Two to four of the driveways will be closed at that time. In addition, a few parking spaces will need to be closed to accommodate the improvements. (View map). There will be some demolition noise and a minimum of dust.

Cordley Hall: As shown on the map, the majority of Cordley Hall parking lot will be closed for construction purposes including ADA parking through June 25. The only spaces that will remain open are along the greenhouse. Plant Clinic parking will be temporarily relocated as shown on the map. For questions or comments on this notice contact Grace Ray at 503-577-3821.


To apply for the below positions, visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs unless otherwise specified.

Temporary Biological Science Research Technician 3: This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 24 hours per week) Temporary Biological Sciences Research Technician 3 position for the Crop and Soil Extension Field Facility serving the North Willamette Research and Extension Center. This position will be located in Aurora, Oregon.  Posting# P01526CT.  Closes May 15.

Oregon State University‘s University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) is seeking to fill 2-3 Custodian positions. Posting # P01523CT. Closes May 15.

EXTENDED! Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications: Oregon State University College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02024UF. Closes May 15.

Assistant to School Director: School of Public Policy invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant to School Director position. Posting #P02110UF. Closes May 15.

IT Infrastructure Manager: The Office of IT Infrastructure Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.00 FTE) salary, 12-month IT Infrastructure Manager. Posting #P01670UF. Closes May 16.

Instructor Hospitality Management: OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon, in partnership with the College of Business at Oregon State University-Corvallis, invites applications for a part-time, (0.49 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term instructor rank faculty position in hospitality management. Posting #P02099UF. Closes May 16.

Construction Project Manager: OSU-Cascades is seeking a Construction Project Manager. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02100UF. Full consideration May 16. Closes May 30.

The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Benefits Consultant. The anticipated starting salary will be $36,228 to $45,000. Posting #P02060UF. Closes  May 16.

Temporary Education Program Assistant 1: This recruitment will be used to fill three part-time (approximately 5 hours per week) Temporary Education Program Assistant 1 positions for Extension offices at Oregon State University (OSU). One will be located in Newport, Lincoln County. One will be located in Tillamook, Tillamook County. One will be located in Astoria, Clatsop County. Posting# P01522CT. Closes May 18. 

INTO OSU Student Services Assistant – Summer term 2018 (student position):  Part-time, average 15-30 hours per week, $11/hr, flexible schedule, may include evenings and weekends. Work in the INTO OSU Center this summer serving international students and special groups. Responsibilities include customer service via our Welcome Desk, providing leadership on trips and excursions around Corvallis and Oregon, and supporting/leading/planning events like orientation, parties, tours, etc. Priority deadline May 20. For full posting and link to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=784f8d56-cd0b-4d3e-a1ac-d483f8f0a37e&jobId=40915&lang=en_US&source=CC2

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences is seeking an Academic Advisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02128UF. Full consideration May 20. Closes May 27.

Advisor: the University Honors College invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Advisor. Posting #P02134UF. Closes May 20.

The College of Education invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Instructor position in Counselor Education. Reappointment is at the discretion of the dean. Posting #P02085UF. Closes May 20.

Oregon State University‘s University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) is seeking to fill Seasonal Custodian positions. Posting # P01535CT. Closes May 21.

Accountant 1: Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Accountant 1. Posting #P01514CT. Closes May 21.

Instructor-Chemistry: OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon, invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Instructor-Chemistry position. Posting #P02121UF. Full consideration May 22. Closes June 1.

NEW! Cashier’s Office Supervisor (Internal Employment Opportunity) – Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Cashier’s Office Supervisor (Internal Employment Opportunity). Posting # P02146UF, Closes May 23.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Registered Nurse, Posting #P01521CT.  Closes May 23.

IT Infrastructure Services is seeking one Analyst Programmer, Comp Level 3 position. This is a Classified Exempt position. Posting #P01508CT. Closes May 23.

Research Associate: The School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Research Associate position. Posting #P02089UF. Full consideration date is May 24. Closes June 30.

Finance Coordinator – University Administrative Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Finance Coordinator. Posting # P02144UF. Closes May 25.

The Office of Admissions is seeking an Assistant Director of Operations. This is a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director of Admissions. Posting #P02120UF. Full consideration May 25. Closes May 31.

Instructor-Capstone: The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, non-tenure track position. Posting #P02027UF. Full consideration date May 25. Closes June 8.

Cashier 2: This recruitment will be used to fill two full-time Cashier 2 positions within the Transportation Services department. The work performed is focused on greeting customers, conducting business transactions with customer, cash handling, data entry, filing, and supporting customer service projects and initiatives. Posting #P01516CT. Closes May 28.

Enterprise Computing Services is hiring for one full-time, Analyst Programmer, competency level 3 position. This is a Classified, Exempt position. Posting #P01512CT. Closes May 28.

NEW! Laboratory Assistant – The Department of Food Science and Technology at OSU seeks applications for a Laboratory Assistant in the OSU Center for Sensory & Consumer Behavior Research.  This is a part-time/Intermittent Classified position (a maximum of 35 hours per month). The incumbent will be responsible for assisting with research or field-work, in support of the Center. Posting #P01520CT.  Closes May 29.

INTO OSU Student Services Coordinator, part-time:  This position is responsible for the logistical coordination of signature INTO OSU programs, including quarterly new student orientation and Student Enrichment Day, as well as other duties for the INTO OSU Student Services Team. Closes May 30. For full posting and link to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=784f8d56-cd0b-4d3e-a1ac-d483f8f0a37e&jobId=41015&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Accountant 2: University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Accountant 2. Posting #P01479CT. Closes May 31.

The Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing is hiring full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Biocomputing Systems Engineer position. Posting #P02005UF. Closes May 31. 

Assistant Director of Labor Relations: University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (.50 FTE) Salary, 12-month Assist Director of Labor Relations. Posting #P02132UF. Closes June 1.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Alcohol & Drug Prevention Specialist, Posting #P02126UF. Closes June 2. 

Custodian: This recruitment will be used to fill future, full-time needs for custodian position openings at OSU-Cascades. Posting #P01465CT. Closes June 30.

ABE Teacher: The College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP) is seeking an ABE Teacher. This is a part-time, .49 FTE, 9-month, fixed-term, professional faculty position. Posting #P01530UF. Closes June 30.

The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Outreach and Industry Relations Coordinator position. Posting #P02023UF. Closes July 1.

The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for an energetic and creative student with a passion for storytelling to join our advancement communications team as a Writing and Editing Intern for the Oregon Stater alumni magazine, published by the OSU Alumni Association. The position reports to the editor of the Oregon Stater and is part of the two organizations’ 20-person advancement communications team, which sets communications strategy, develops creative concepts and delivers a wide range of communications, events and marketing materials that engage alumni and donors in the life of the university and lead to philanthropic support. Submit your cover letter and resume to: Jorge Hernandez, assistant director, talent management at osuf.hr@osufoundation.org. View the full job posting, as well as other student worker positions at www.osufoundation.org.

The OSU Alumni Association is hiring 4-5 students to join the Student Setup Crew. This is a year-round position. Ability to start during the summer is desirable. This is a part-time student position working up to 20 hours per week at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. In this role, student workers execute event setups and perform basic maintenance, cleaning, A/V setup, technical support, and customer service. Flexibility, attention to detail, teamwork, and the ability to work independently are required. Salary: $10.25/hour. Learn more about the position at osufoundation.org – About – Careers – Student Job Openings. Current OSU students can apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to Christi Kasten, Sr. Associate Executive Director by email at christi.kasten@oregonstate.edu. View the full job posting, as well as other student worker positions at www.osufoundation.org.

Digital Communications (Student Worker): Begin your career with a leading organization. The OSU Foundation is looking for an energetic and creative student with a passion for content development and storytelling to join our Communications team as a Digital Communications Intern. This is a part-time, paid position working up to 20 hours per week (regularly works 10-12) with a flexible schedule. To be considered, send your resume and cover letter to Elinor.manoogianodell@osufoundation.org.   

Student fundraiser: Looking for a job that is challenging and rewarding at the same time? As a student fundraiser for Oregon State University Foundation you will serve as an OSU ambassador to alumni and friends while helping raise much-need support for scholarships, faculty recruitment, and more. You will be joining a group of students who helped raise more than $400,000 for OSU during the 2017 fiscal year. And you will get paid to talk with alumni, parents and friends with updates about campus and ask them to make financial contributions to OSU. Student fundraisers can work 10-20 hours per week, $10.50/hour. Send your contact information and resume to Jake.mendenhall@osufoundation.org to apply.

Assistant Director of Development (ADOD) College of Engineering. The OSU Foundation is searching for an ADOD to focus on securing mid to major gifts, expanding the pipeline of major gift donors, and engaging COE alumni, parents and friends. The College of Engineering’s mission is to transform lives and enhance society through impactful education and research. In an inclusive and open environment, we produce graduates who are highly valued and in demand, solutions to global challenges, and partnerships that ensure responsiveness to Oregon and beyond. Learn more or apply at www.osufoundation.org.


“Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow.” ~ Zora Neale Hurston.

Corvallis: Mostly cloudy, high of 69, low of 51. Patchy drizzle tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny and then isolated thunderstorms, high of 79, low of 54. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Newport: Patchy drizzle today, high of 57, low of 49. Patchy drizzle tomorrow.

Statewide: For OSU employees around the state, find your local forecast here: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/pqr/

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